Bakersfield, CA (KGET) — Today is International Women’s Day. Celebration that began over 100 years ago in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. 100 years after the first celebration of International Women’s Day, President Barack Obama has declared March as 2011 Women’s History Month. The purpose of International Women’s Day is to recognize all the achievements of women and take action for women’s equality. Denise Solar Cox is a filmmaker and Podcasters challenge women’s role in society and the workforce and encourage them to make the changes they want to see.
International Women’s Day is held on March 8th every year. This year’s theme is “Choose To Challenge”.‘. One of the challenges we are facing today is the COVID-19 pandemic.
Denise Solar Cox is a co-founder of Project Anyer, And the producer and director of the documentary “Being Enye”.. “ She is one of 38% of women’s documentary directors in business, and this year she and many women have become clearer.
“For many women, I think they’re starting to think. What’s going on with my life? Right? There were a lot of restrictions on being at home, children at home, being at home, and so on. So I mean a lot has changed, about that change, “said Denise Solar Cox.
Soler Cox says the main reason for this change in thinking is the constant recurrence of the gender pay gap.
“Unfortunately, last year’s statistics show that white women earn $ 0.81 for $ 1 compared to current men. Like you and I, Latina women are $ 0.55, one penny over the previous year. It’s getting less .. And it’s very annoying to sit down and think about it and wonder how things change, because what I do for me actually affects the group. That’s what Solarcox said.
International Women’s Day The slogan is “Personally, we are all responsible for our thoughts and actions-all day, every day. We all choose to challenge and appeal to gender stigma and inequality. We can all choose to look for and celebrate the achievements of women. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. “
“Fill your life with women who support you, bless you, fill your life with women you find wonderful, fill your life with those you believe in and believe in you,” Solarcox said. Said. “You deserve it!”
Purple, green and white are the colors used to bring awareness to International Women’s Day. You can show support by raising your right hand and posting a photo with the hashtag Choose To Challenge. You are choosing to challenge gender inequality, gender inequality, and create a more inclusive world for everyone.
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